Spotting Error - Practice Paper 1

Direction: In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.

1.The reason we have not been able to pay income tax (a) / is due to fact (b) / that we did not receive pay on time. (c) / No error (d)
 A. The reason we have not been able to pay income tax
 B. is due to fact
 C. that we did not receive pay on time.
 D. No error
 
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2.The crowd of angry students (a) / ordered the (b) / closing of shops. (c) / No error (d)
 A. The crowd of angry students
 B. ordered the
 C. closing of shops.
 D. No error
 
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3.He, you and I (a) / will manage (b) / this problem together. (c) / No error (d)
 A. He, you and I
 B. will manage
 C. this problem together.
 D. No error
 
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4.None could (a) / dare to encroach (b) / on his rights. (c) / No error (d)
 A. None could
 B. dare to encroach
 C. on his rights.
 D. No error (d)
 
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5.The child freed himself (a) / from his father's hold (b) / and ran on the road. (c) / No error (d)
 A. The child freed himself
 B. from his father's hold
 C. and ran on the road.
 D. No error
 
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6.Will you please buy (a) / some jiggery for me (b) / if you go to the market? (c) / No error (d)
 A. Will you please buy
 B. some jiggery for me
 C. if you go to the market?
 D. No error
 
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7.The warrior (a) / fell from (b) / his horse. (c) / No error (d)
 A. The warrior
 B. fell from
 C. his horse.
 D. No error
 
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8.Hardly he had arrived (a) / when the house caught fire (b) / and everything was reduced to ashes. (c) / No error (d)
 A. Hardly he had arrived
 B. when the house caught fire
 C. and everything was reduced to ashes.
 D. No error
 
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